Frostpunk 2 – Release Date, Gameplay, System Requirements and More

One of the best survival strategy games is now getting a sequel, set to be released quite soon. Yes, we are talking about Frostpunk – a one-of-a-kind game now returning with a second part. This time, the game is set in a world 30 years after an apocalyptic storm has hashed the Earth. With the new game nearing sunrise, let’s take a look at everything you need to know about the sequel to Frostpunk – Frostpunk 2.

Here is everything that you need to know about the upcoming survival strategy game. Frostpunk 2 is set to be released on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X and S. PC players can get the game from Steam and the Epic Games Store.

Frostpunk 2 Release Date

Frostpunk 2 was announced in 2021; now in 2024, it finally has a release date. The game is slated to be released on the 25th of July 2024. Obviously, you can pre-order the game for PC on Steam and the Epic Games Store.

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Frostpunk 2 Developer and Publisher

Frostpunk 2 is being developed by the same team that was behind the first Frostpunk game – 11 bit studios. Apart from Frostpunk, they also have a good number of games under their belt such as This War of Mine, Anomaly 2, Beat Cop, Tower 57, and Indika just to name a few.

Frostpunk 2 Trailer and Gameplay

The trailer of the game shows you that in Frostpunk 2 you are tasked to rebuild everything that was destroyed during the apocalypse. You are tasked with building back the civilization, and shelter, as well as ensuring that all of your people have the necessities fulfilled. The harsh and dry climate will continue to be a tough challenge for your civilization, so you must act quickly.

There will also be internal conflicts that you will have to address. Frostpunk 2 will require you to build up the city with new districts, with each district having different purposes. This helps your city to be resourceful, which in turn should help in progressing your citizens. Ensure to have all new laws and be free from conflicts. One does not want their city to crumble by itself because of internal conflicts.

Building up a city 50 years after the storm is a task that will be challenging, simply because you will have to prepare your city for new threats that could be incoming. The gameplay mechanics are similar to the first Frostpunk game, so you should be up and running without having any trouble.

Frostpunk 2 Pre-Order Details

If you are a fan of the previous Frostpunk game, you can simply go ahead and pre-order its sequel. Frostpunk 2 is available in two versions. The standard and the deluxe edition. Both edits can be pre-ordered right away. Here is a list of everything that you get when you pre-order the Deluxe Edition of Frostpunk 2.

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  • The base game
  • 3 DLCs, which become paid DLCs once the game has been released officially.
  • Get the option to play the story mode 72 hours before the official release.
  • Exclusive i-game item.
  • A Warm Flesh Novella which is going to be part of the upcoming Frostpunk Anthology.
  • Digital Art book and Soundtrack.

If you were wondering what you would get with the standard addition of Frostpunk 2, you will just get the base game and nothing more.

Frostpunk 2 System Requirements

As it is with every game that can be pre-ordered nowadays, it is important to know whether the game will run fine on your existing system or if you will be required to update any part of your system. So here are the minimum and recommended system requirements to play Frostpunk 2 on PC.

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Frostpunk 2 Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 or 11 64-bit
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 or Intel Core i5
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: AMD RX 550 or Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti or Intel Arc A310
  • DirectX: version 12
  • Storage: 30 GB

Frostpunk 2 Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 11
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 or Intel Core i7
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: AMD RX 5700 or Nvidia RTX 2060 Super or Intel Arc A770
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 30 GB

For best results, it is recommended that you have an SSD and install the game to the SSD.

Frostpunk 2 – Online Multiplayer and macOS?

As of now, Frostpunk 2 does not have any online multiplayer game modes. You will only have the single-player option, like the first Frostpunk game. Would there be a multiplayer option? Maybe. Frostpunk 2 might have support for Steam Remote Play on phones and tablets, and also a possibility of adding the game to your Family libraries via Family Sharing on Steam. At a later date, you can expect the developers to release a macOS version of the game, considering the first game was available for macOS devices.

This concludes everything you need to know about the new Frostpunk 2 game, which is set to be launched on the 25th of July 2024. With the game releasing In a month, would you be up for pre-ordering it or simply wait around once the initial reviews and or fixes have been pushed to the game? Share your thoughts below.

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